Plant ID forum: Refresh my memory, please; Plantain (Plantago major)

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Dec 19, 2012 5:17 AM CST
I once knew what this is but have forgotten.

Photo taken in February of this year.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar
Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Cat Lover Birds Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Avid Green Pages Reviewer
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SongofJoy
Dec 22, 2012 2:53 AM CST
Some type of broadleaf plantain is the closet thing I've been able to find. People here call it a "weed". Glare The entire plant is edible for humans and also used medicinally, as well as being used as food by a number of butterfly species. Thumbs up
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller

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